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Diary of the 17th Man – Mar 16

Day 3 – Third Test – Mohali. It’s hard to believe how far you can fall in one day of cricket.  The mood at lunch today was amazing – like we’d just won the Ashes – such was the relief at having made it past 400 on the strength of a couple of notable nineties.  Racking up 400 in the first ...

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Diary of the 17th Man – Mar 15

Day 2 – Third Test – Mohali “The forecast is fine. We’ll start on schedule” the Coach concluded. Just do it!” was the command I remember. As the bus trundled to the PCA ground, anxiety smothered me more than the methane cloud from team management, who had formed a gym-tuned flying wedge to batter their way to the front seats.  ...

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